Ask HN: Programming is mentally overwhelming to me now. What to do?

August 30, 2017


Good poem from a commenter in HN: When I was three-and-twenty

I heard a wise man say,

“Put in your forty hours,

Don’t give your soul away.

Hack the Python and the Ruby,

But keep your fancy free.”

But I was twenty three

No use to talk to me.


When I was three-and-twenty

I heard him say again,

“The nodes out of the DOM

never do yield without pain.

‘Tis paid with frameworks plenty,

Till your face turns blue.”

And I am four-and-twenty,

And oh, ‘tis true, ‘tis true.

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